Found June 16, 2012 on Fox - The Hockey Guy:
Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter seems resolute about exploring unrestricted free agency.He knows he would attract massive offers from Stanley Cup contenders – most notably the Detroit Red Wings, a team with a major hole to fill in the wake of Nicklas Lidstrom’s retirement.But Predators general manager David Poile won’t turn the page on Suter. He is letting his other UFAs move toward the marketplace while holding budget space for Suter. Poile is also rebuffing trade offers for the negotiating rights to Suter.“If he could make his decision today, that could help us a lot in terms of options with player acquisitions between now and the draft and free agency,” Poile told the Tennessean newspaper. “I’m not in control of that, he’s in control of it.”The Nashville roster is in flux. Restricted free agent Alexander Radulov seems likely to return to Russia’s KHL after his unhappy reunion with the Predators. By dealing goaltender Anders Lindback to Tampa Bay, Poile has only Pekka Ri...

Report: Ryan Suter's Agent Refutes Report That Defenseman Gave Predators Trade List

Perhaps Ryan Suter is open to playing in the Eastern Conference after all. It's anyone's guess at this point where the 27-year-old defenseman will end up before the start of next season, but he apparently hasn't hammered out a list of potential teams just yet. Suter's agent, Neil Sheehy, has refuted a report that stated that Suter presented the Predators with a list...

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Another day, another Atlantic Division power shunned by one of the NHL's top pending free agents. On Wednesday, New Jersey forward Zach Parise told reporters there was "no way" he would sign with the rival Rangers while reaffirming his desire to stay with the Devils. On Thursday, it was the Flyers' turn to feel the bitter bite of rejection.'s Tim...

Nashville losing confidence in re-signing Suter, Detroit still seen as likely landing spot

A couple of weeks back it was reported that impending free agent defenseman Ryan Suter would meet with the Nashville front office in hopes of getting a contract extension. That meeting came and went and according to the Josh Cooper of the Tennessean, Nashville GM David Poile is losing confidence as to whether the two sides can come together on a new deal before NHL free agency begins...

Don’t Agonize Over Rumors Regarding Detroit Red Wings’ Targets Ryan Suter and Zach Parise

When the Los Angeles Kings raised the Stanley Cup on Monday night ending hockey’s playoffs, that ushered in the beginning of the NHL’s unofficial third season: disinformation. During winter’s trade deadline, plenty of wheels spin, but it’s nothing like the … Continue reading →

Ryan Suter Reportedly Crosses Flyers, Eastern Conference Off His Wish List

If a report out of Philadelphia is true, the Detroit Red Wings' chances at landing restricted free agent Ryan Suter are getting better and better. Continue reading →

Todd Cordell: Why Ryan Suter will not be a Devil + potential Devils draft targets

Several people over the last few days have asked me about the possibility Ryan Suter signs with the New Jersey Devils if he is available July 1st and Zach Parise doesn't re-sign. Today, I'll answer that and look at a few players the Devils could target with the 29th overall pick next week. - Suter is not going to sign with the Devils if he does test free agency July 1st...

HockeyBuzz Hotstove: The Hotstove: Should Ryan Suter Stay?

Welcome to the Hotstove! As always, I'm your host, Travis Yost. With free agency just a couple of weeks away, attention is turning in the direction of two premier UFAs -- Zach Parise of the New Jersey Devils, and Ryan Suter of the Nashville Predators. Zach Parise -- fresh off of a thirty-one goal, thirty-eight assist season with the Eastern Conference champion New Jersey...

The Contract Bachelor: Introducing Suter’s Suitors

On Friday, after many speculations the Predators General Manager David Poile announced that defenseman Ryan Suter would likely be testing the free agency market. Suter becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. It is a rare and interesting occasion when an all-star player such as Suter has an opportunity to really choose exactly where they want to go. In all honesty, every team...

Red Wigns mid-day news: on Ken Holland, Ryan Suter speculation, Jay Garrison and ‘Tweeps’

As we’ve descended into the land of spurious rumors, Red Wings GM Ken Holland hasn’t exactly been puffing out his chest and making grand promises about free agent signings to be, having only really offered some understated remarks about the team’s future on NHL Live recently. As looks forward to the Winter Classic while looking back at the dueling Brian Burke-Holland...

Potential UFA target: Ryan Suter

The Rangers top four defensemen are certainly the envy of the conference and most likely won’t change before the season opener. With that said, there is always a chance Sather makes a move for a Nash, or Bobby Ryan, etc. If such a trade were to be made, one of those four would likely have to head in the other direction. It’s not a move I would make, but it is still within the...

Here comes the Ryan Suter afternoon blow-up as Preds’ GM Poile suggests Suter will test UFA market

I hate following this sort of thing early on in the process, but Smashville 24/7’s Ryan Porth and the Tennessean’s Joshua Cooper noted the following from Predators GM David Poile, who was speaking to reporters on a conference call after trading Anders Lindback to Tampa Bay: Poile believes [Ryan] Suter will test the market ... Poile says its unlikely he trades Suter’s rights...

The Latest On Ryan Suter

from Michael Russo of Russo’s Rants, I got a few tweets last night asking if the Wild may trade for Ryan Suter’s rights now that it’s out there that he’s supplied a list of teams to the Nashville Predators that he’s willing to have his rights traded to. I never saw those reports, so I gave Suter’s agent, Neil Sheehy, a call and he denied them, saying it’s “100 percent...

Predators GM: Ryan Suter Headed to Free Agency ‘Unless Something Changes in the Near Future’

Not only does David Poile have no plans to deal Suter, he believes the highly-coveted defenseman has his mind made up to test the free-agent market: Continue reading →

The Must Signs – Defense and Goaltending

Photo by: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images It will come as no shock as to who amongst the RFA’s and UFA’s in defense and goaltending Nashville needs to sign…and quickly. Ryan Suter and Shea Weber are the cornerstones of the Nashville Predators and along with Pekka Rinne make up the “Big Three.” Suter has declared that he will not go to the Eastern Conference spurring rumors that...

You Are The Expert- Draft And UFA Edition

We’ve read and heard about where some of the big names will land when all is said and done, so let’s read your opinion on some of the big names. What team will sign Zach Parise? How about Ryan Suter, will he stay with Nashville or sign elsewhere? Rich Nash is on the trading block by request, where does he go and a pat on the back if you mention the return for Nash. Same goes...
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